Bryan Lee O’Malley
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Bryan Lee O’Malley
O’Malley at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2010.
Born : 21 February 1979 (age 32)
London, Ontario, Canada
Nationality : Canadian
Area(s) : Cartoonist, Writer, Artist
Notable works : Scott Pilgrim, Lost At Sea
Doug Wright Award
Joe Shuster Award
Official website : radiomaru.com
Bryan Lee O’Malley (born 21 February 1979) is a Canadian cartoonist. He is best known for the Scott Pilgrim series, but is also a musician using the alias Kupek.
[hide] 1 Career
2 Personal life
4 Bibliography 4.1 Graphic novels
4.2 Short stories
6 External links
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Bryan Lee O’Malley started in Film Studies at the University of Western Ontario, but dropped out before completing.
Prior to having his own material published, O’Malley illustrated the Oni Press miniseries Hopeless Savages: Ground Zero, written by Jen Van Meter. He also lettered many Oni comics, including the majority of Chynna Clugston’s output between 2002 and 2005.
His first original graphic novel was Lost at Sea (2003). On July 20, 2010, he released the sixth and final volume for the Scott Pilgrim series (2004–2010). All have been published by Oni Press.
The film adaptation of his Scott Pilgrim series, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, directed and co-written by Edgar Wright, was released by Universal Pictures on August 13, 2010.
He is also a songwriter and musician (as Kupek and formerly in several short-lived Toronto bands such as Imperial Otter).
 Personal life
O’Malley has a Korean mother and a French-Canadian father. He is married to cartoonist Hope Larson. In 2010 he and Larson moved from North Carolina to Los Angeles.
Bryan Lee O’Malley at the 2007 Toronto Comic Arts Festival
2005 Doug Wright Award for Best Emerging Talent
2005 Harvey Award nominations for Best New Talent, Best Cartoonist, and Best Graphic Album of Original Work
2005 Eagle Awards nomination for Favourite Comics Writer/Artist; Scott Pilgrim vs. the World nominated for Favourite Graphic Novel
2006 Eisner Award nomination for Best Writer/Artist: Humor
2006 Joe Shuster Award for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Cartoonist (Writer/Artist).
2006 Scott Pilgrim Volume 2 nominated for Doug Wright Award for Best Book
2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the Universe Eisner Award for Best Humor Publication
2010 Harvey Award Special Award for Humor In Comics
 Graphic novels
Hopeless Savages: Ground Zero (ISBN 1-929998-99-6)
Lost at Sea (2003, ISBN 1-929998-71-6)
Scott Pilgrim series Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life (2004, ISBN 1-932664-08-4)
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2005, ISBN 1-932664-12-2)
Scott Pilgrim & The Infinite Sadness (2006, ISBN 1-932664-22-X)
Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together (2007, ISBN 1-93266-49-1)
Scott Pilgrim vs. The Universe (2009, ISBN 1-934964-10-7)
Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour (2010, ISBN 9781934964385)
 Short stories
“Lost At Sea”, a two-page full-color comic in the Oni Press Color Special 2002
“Monica Beetle” in Project: Superior (ISBN 0-9721794-8-8)
“Smiling Is Something Other People Do”, in The SPX 2003 Anthology (ISBN 0-9721794-3-7)
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Credited as Kupek
This is Intolerable (2002)
Nameless, Faceless Compilation (2004)
Awkward Songz (2005 (split album w/ Faux Photos))
Before the Beginning and After the End (2006)
B is for Bupek: Miscellany by Kupek (2007)
Tries Again (2008)
1.^ a b c National Post bio of O’Malley
2.^ Entertainment Weekly article about the film’s release
3.^ McAlpin, Gordon (May 24, 2006). “An Interview with Bryan Lee O’Malley”. Retrieved October 11, 2010.
4.^ 2005 Doug Wright Awards Nominees
5.^ 2005 Harvey Award Nominees
6.^ 2005 Eagle Award Nominees
7.^ 2006 Eisner Award Nominees
8.^ 2006 Joe Shuster Award Winners
9.^ 2006 Doug Wright Awards Nominees
10.^ 2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Winners
 External links
Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Bryan Lee O’Malley
Kupek at PureVolume
Bryan Lee O’Malley at the Grand Comics Database
Bryan Lee O’Malley at the Internet Movie Database